Jackie Ortiz for City Council


15th annual ¡Soy Unica Soy Latina! rally celebrates and empowers local Latinas

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - The Susan B. Anthony Center at the University of Rochester hosted the 15th annual ¡Soy Unica Soy Latina! Rally on Saturday.

¡Soy Unica Soy Latina! is a day of celebration and empowerment for local Latinas, ages 7 to 18. 

The rally honors the 100th anniversary of Women's Right to Vote in New York state with a theme this year of "Civic Engagement: Latinas and Community Service, Giving Back, and Making a Difference."

This year's Madrina or godmother was New York State Secretary of State Rossana Rosado and the mistress of ceremony is Rochester Councilwoman Jackie Ortiz.

The girls were able to participate workshops where they learned about national Latina leaders who inspire and serve by creating murals, poster biographies, and PSAs.

There were also parent workshops, include the college application process.

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